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34th year  -  N° 350                 Monday, 16 December 2019         Antwerpen		
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36 events for 6 March:

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    1387 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of March 0632

    62-year-old Prophet and founder of Islam Muhammad delivers his Farewell Sermon aka Khuṭbatu l-Wadāʿ in Jabal ‘Arafāt, Makkah l-Mukarramah, Saudi Arabia.


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    544 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of March 1475

    Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect and poet Michelangelo is born as Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni in Caprese, Toscana, Italy.


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    400 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of March 1619

    Writer and duelist Cyrano de Bergerac is born as Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac in Rue des Deux-Portes, Paris, IIe, Île-de-France, France.

    de Bergerac was baptised on this day, his birth date was not recorded.


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    234 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of March 1785

    Serial poisoner Gesche Margarethe Gottfried aka Der Engel von Bremen is born as Margarethe Timm in Bremen, Freie Hansestadt Bremen, Germany.

    Gesche had a twin brother namen Johann.        


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    191 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of March 1828

    43-year-old Serial poisoner Gesche Margarethe Gottfried aka Der Engel von Bremen is arrested and locked up in Detentionshaus am Ostertor, Bremen, Freie Hansestadt Bremen, Germany.


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    183 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of March 1836

    Folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician Davy David Crockett aka King of the Wild Frontier is killed on the battlefield at the age of 50 in Misión de Álamo, San Antonio, Texas, United States.


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    149 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of March 1870

    Serial killer Adolf Gustav Seefeldt aka Onkel Tick Tack is born in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany.


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    125 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of March 1894

    Multiple murderer Raymond Lisenba aka Rattlesnake James is born in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.


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    119 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of March 1900

    Engineer and automobile developer Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler dies of unknown causes at the age of 66 in Stuttgart, Cannstatt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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    119 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of March 1900

    Baby farmer and murderess Ada Chard Williams is executed by hanging at the age of 25 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.

    Williams was the last woman to be hanged in the yard of Newgate Prison.


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    111 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of March 1908

    Actor and comedian Lou Costello known from Abbott and Costello is born as Louis Francis Cristillo in Paterson, New Jersey, United States.


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    109 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of March 1910

    Murderer LeRoy Hershel McCarthy is born in Spokane, Washington, United States.


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    93 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of March 1926

    Film and theatre director Andrzej Witold Wajda is born in Suwałki, Województwo Podlaskie, Poland.


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    82 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 6th of March 1937

    Cosmonaut Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova known for becoming the first woman in Space is born in Maslennikovo, Yaroslavi Oblast, Russia.


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    78 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of March 1941

    Serial killer Hans van Zon is born as Johannes Marinus van Zon in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.


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    75 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of March 1944

    Murderer Harvey Cunningham is executed by the gas chamber at the age of 38 in Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, Oregon, United States.


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    66 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of March 1953

    Member of the Rote Armee Fraktion Wolfgang Grams is born in Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of March 1960

    23-year-old Joy Mellish is tied up and raped by Satan worshipper and serial rapist Edward Paisnel aka The Beast of Jersey in Saint Brélade, Portelet, Jersey, United Kingdom.

    Mellish survived.


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    58 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of March 1961

    Mass murderer Ramón Bojórquez Salcido is born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico.


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    55 Years Ago Today He Was Renamed

    Friday 6th of March 1964

    Elijah Muhammed announces in a radio message that 22-year-old Boxer Muhammad Ali has joined the Nation of Islam Black Muslims and renamed Muhammad (one who is worthy of praise) Ali (fourth rightly guided caliph) in New York City, New York, United States.


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    52 Years Ago Today

    Monday 6th of March 1967

    Composer Zoltán Kodály dies of natural causes at the age of 85 in Budapest, Közép-Magyarország, Hungary.


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    49 Years Ago Today People Said He was no Good

    Friday 6th of March 1970

    During a press conference, the release of the one and only record album 'Lie, The Love and Terror Cult' of Criminal hippy gang the Manson Family is announced in Spahn Ranch, 12000 Santa Susana Pass Road, Chatsworth, California, United States.


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    49 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of March 1970

    Three members of Radical left organisation the Weather Underground are killed while constructing a nailbomb in a townhouse in 18 West 11th Street, New York City, New York, United States.

    The killed Weathermen were 22-year-old Theodore Gold, 28-year-old Diana Oughton and 22-year-old Terry Robbins.


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    46 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of March 1973

    Writer Pearl S. Buck aka Sai Zhenzhu dies of lung cancer at the age of 81 in Danby, Vermont, United States.


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    45 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of March 1974

    Bomb attack by the Women's Brigade of Radical left organisation the Weather Underground to protest the sterilisation of poor women in Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California, United States.

    In the accompanying communiqué the Women's Brigade argues for "the need for women to take control of daycare, healthcare, birth control and other aspects of women's daily lives."


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    38 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of March 1981

    31-year-old Vigilante Marianne Bachmeier shoots the alleged killer of her 7-year-old daughter Anna, 35-year-old convicted sex offender Klaus Grabowski, seven times in the back in Landgericht Lübeck, Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

    Bachmeier was convicted by the Circuit Court Chamber of the District Court Lübeck for manslaughter and sentenced for unlawful possession of a firearm to six years in prison on 2 March 1983 but was later released after serving three years.


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    36 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of March 1983

    Noise music band Club Moral play their 23rd concert at the Nacht van de Industrie festival in Limelight, Persijnstraat 6, Kortrijk, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

    Also played: La DrolesseAngstAR/TEEinstürzende Neubauten


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of March 1984

    An unidentified woman is raped by serial killer Bobby Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist in Port Richey, Florida, United States.

    The woman advertised her home for sale.


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    33 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 6th of March 1986

    Painter Georgia O'Keeffe aka The Mother of American Modernism dies of natural causes at the age of 99 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States.

    O'Keefe's ashes were scattered on the land around her home and studio Ghost Ranch.


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    32 Years Ago Today

    Friday 6th of March 1987

    193 die in Herald of Free Enterprise ferry capsizing in Zeebrugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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    25 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 6th of March 1994

    Serial killer Larry Eyler aka The Leather Boy Killer dies of AIDS at the age of 42 in Pontiac Correctional Center, Pontiac, Illinois, United States.


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    17 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of March 2002

    75-year-old Serial killer András Pándy aka Father Bluebeard  is sentenced to life in prison for killing six family members and dissolving their bodies in chemical drain cleaner in Brussel, Brabant, Belgium.

    His daughter Agnes Pándy is sentenced to 21 years imprisonment for being an accomplice in five of her father's murders.



  • 14 Years Ago Today The Eyes had it

    Sunday 6th of March 2005

    Horse number 4 in the 'Ganzenrijden' contest in Lillo, Antwerpen, Belgium.


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    12 Years Ago Today He Had His Boots on Like a Cowboy

    Tuesday 6th of March 2007

    Double murderer Robert Anthony Martinez Perez is executed by lethal injection at the age of 49 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

    Perez was linked to at least 15 murders in San Antonio. Perez' final meal request was for five pieces of fried chicken, one double meat hamburger with cheese and onion, onion rings, three cheese and onion enchiladas, one onion, french fries, hot sauce, pico de gallo, jalapeno peppers and two cokes. His last words were "I am ready Warden. I got my boots on, like a cowboy."


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    12 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 6th of March 2007

    Sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist Jean Baudrillard dies of unknown causes at the age of 78 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.


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    0 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 6th of March 2019

    Performance artist Carolee Schneemann dies of unknown causes at the age of 80 in New Paltz, New York, United States.



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